February 26, 2024



Biden sanctions Cuban regime after crackdown on protesters


MIAMI — President Joe Biden on Thursday announced plans to slap targeted individual sanctions on Cuba regime officials and entities, bucking theprogressive voices in his own party who called for an end to the embargo.

The sanctions target Alvaro Lopez Miera, the head of the armed forces in Cuba, and the Cuban Ministry of the Interior’s Special National Brigade, known as the “black berets,” for their involvement in the crackdown after historic protests in more than 40 cities across the island.

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